State Security Prevents Screening Of Miguel Coyula’s Documentary ‘Nadie’

Note: The video above is not subtitled but the excerpts from Nadie here are subtitled. 14ymedio, Luz Escobar, Havana, 16 April 2017 – Cuba’s State Security and the National Revolutionary Police surrounded the independent gallery El Círculo to prevent this Saturday’s screening of the documentary Nadie (Nobody), directed by Miguel Coyula and featuring the censored … Continue reading “State Security Prevents Screening Of Miguel Coyula’s Documentary ‘Nadie’”

‘Nobody’ By Miguel Coyula Wins Best Documentary Prize in Dominican Republic / 14ymedio

14ymedio, Havana, 30 January 2017 — The documentary Nobody, by Cuban director Miguel Coyula, has won the award for Best Documentary in the Tenth edition of the Dominican Global Film Festival (FCGD). The poet Rafael Alcides stars in the documentary and develops “an imaginary conversation with Fidel Castro” culminating in the death of the former president last November. … Continue reading “‘Nobody’ By Miguel Coyula Wins Best Documentary Prize in Dominican Republic / 14ymedio”

Rafael Alcides, Chapter 7: The Stranger / Miguel Coyula

This video is the 7th in a series of vignettes extracted from a four-hour interview of Rafael Alcides conducted by the filmmaker Miguel Coyula. Below are links to the previous Chapters. ‘Rafael Alcides’ Chapter 1: The Beautiful Things / Miguel Coyula ‘Rafael Alcides’ Chapter 2: Artists and Politicians / Miguel Coyula ‘Rafael Alcides’ Chapter 3: … Continue reading “Rafael Alcides, Chapter 7: The Stranger / Miguel Coyula”

Rafael Alcides, Chapter 6: Capitalism in Cuba – Before and After / Miguel Coyula

This video is the 6th in a series of vignettes extracted from a four-hour interview of Rafael Alcides conducted by the filmmaker Miguel Coyula. Below are links to the previous Chapters. ‘Rafael Alcides’ Chapter 1: The Beautiful Things / Miguel Coyula ‘Rafael Alcides’ Chapter 2: Artists and Politicians / Miguel Coyula ‘Rafael Alcides’ Chapter 3: … Continue reading “Rafael Alcides, Chapter 6: Capitalism in Cuba – Before and After / Miguel Coyula”

Rafael Alcides, Chapter 5: The People / Miguel Coyula

This video is the 5th in a series of vignettes extracted from a four-hour interview of Rafael Alcides conducted by the filmmaker Miguel Coyula. Below are links to the other Chapters. ‘Rafael Alcides’ Chapter 1: The Beautiful Things / Miguel Coyula ‘Rafael Alcides’ Chapter 2: Artists and Politicians / Miguel Coyula ‘Rafael Alcides’ Chapter 3: About … Continue reading “Rafael Alcides, Chapter 5: The People / Miguel Coyula”

Rafael Alcides, Chapter 4: Once Upon a Time in Biran / Miguel Coyula

This video is the 4th in a series of vignettes extracted from a four-hour interview of Rafael Alcides conducted by the filmmaker Miguel Coyula. Below are links to the other Chapters. ‘Rafael Alcides’ Chapter 1: The Beautiful Things / Miguel Coyula ‘Rafael Alcides’ Chapter 2: Artists and Politicians / Miguel Coyula ‘Rafael Alcides’ Chapter 3: About … Continue reading “Rafael Alcides, Chapter 4: Once Upon a Time in Biran / Miguel Coyula”

‘Rafael Alcides’ Chapter 3: About Beauty / Miguel Coyula

A series of videos with Rafael Alcides, by the filmmaker Miguel Coyula, with Lynn Cruz and thanks to Leonardo ds Vinci, Tomaso Albinoni, Alberto Korda The other videos: ‘Rafael Alcides’ Chapter 1: The Beautiful Things / Miguel Coyula ‘Rafael Alcides’ Chapter 2: Artists and Politicians / Miguel Coyula Rafael Alcides, Chapter 4: Once Upon a … Continue reading “‘Rafael Alcides’ Chapter 3: About Beauty / Miguel Coyula”

‘Rafael Alcides’ Chapter 2: Artists and Politicians / Miguel Coyula

A series of videos with Rafael Alcides, by the filmmaker Miguel Coyula. Music by Ivan Lajardi and thanks to Lynn Cruz and Marta Aquino. The other videos: ‘Rafael Alcides’ Chapter 1: The Beautiful Things / Miguel Coyula ‘Rafael Alcides’ Chapter 3: About Beauty / Miguel Coyula Rafael Alcides, Chapter 4: Once Upon a Time in Biran … Continue reading “‘Rafael Alcides’ Chapter 2: Artists and Politicians / Miguel Coyula”

‘Rafael Alcides’ Chapter 1: The Beautiful Things / Miguel Coyula

A series of videos with Rafael Alcides, by the filmmaker Miguel Coyula (with Lynn Cruz and thanks to Marta Aquino) Links to the other videos: ‘Rafael Alcides’ Chapter 2: Artists and Politicians / Miguel Coyula ‘Rafael Alcides’ Chapter 3: Beautiful Things / Miguel Coyula Rafael Alcides, Chapter 4: Once Upon a Time in Biran / … Continue reading “‘Rafael Alcides’ Chapter 1: The Beautiful Things / Miguel Coyula”

Cuban Filmmaker Miguel Coyula / Judith Zinis

Wild River Review, Judith Zinis, October 2015 — Miguel Coyula, a one-man cinema “band,” writes, films, edits, and does post-production on all his films.  Although his work has won awards and been well received in the United States, Europe, and South America, none of his films have been released in Cuba.  During several evenings in … Continue reading “Cuban Filmmaker Miguel Coyula / Judith Zinis”

Homage to Cuban Architect Mario Coyula / Miguel Coyula

This small video — with English subtitles — is a tribute to Cuban architect Mario Coyula by Eusebio Leal, Havana City Historian. The film was made by Miguel Coyula, the well-known Cuban filmmaker, and Mario’s son. For the Spanish speakers among you, and others who can enjoy the photos, following is an extract of Mario … Continue reading “Homage to Cuban Architect Mario Coyula / Miguel Coyula”

You can fund “Blue Heart” at Indigogo… GO NOW! / Miguel Coyula

CLICK HERE TO HELP FUND THE MOVIE!!!!! Cuba’s Blue Heart courts Indiegogo 5 July, 2013 | By Jeremy Kay The sci-fi thriller has become the first Cuban project to use the crowd-funding platform as the director and producer launch their fundraising campaign. Director Miguel Coyula, whose credits include Red Cockroaches and Memories Of Overdevelopment, and … Continue reading “You can fund “Blue Heart” at Indigogo… GO NOW! / Miguel Coyula”